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AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner

Nov 2
2016

AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner

  Save the Date! November 2, 2016 AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner   Le Parker Meridien 119 West 56 Street, New York, New York 10019 6-9 pm   Presenting the annual Chairman’s Award of Distinction to Roger Ferguson CEO, TIAA-CREF Presenting the inaugural Icon of Aging Award to Frances Hesselbein President and CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute   And more!     For sponsorship opportunities or further information, please contact Karen Wenderoff, Director of Development at 212.703.9977 or Karen@afar.org.  


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Disease Drivers of Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit

Apr 13
2016

Disease Drivers of Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit

  In partnership with the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), The NIH Geroscience Interest Group, and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), AFAR is pleased to sponsor the upcoming symposium: Disease Drivers of Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit  April 13-14, 2016 This two-day summit follows up on the Advances in Geroscience: Impact on Healthspan and Chronic Disease conference that was organized by the Trans-NIH Geroscience Interest Group in 2013. This year’s symposium will convene basic, translational, and clinical researchers from academic institutions, pharmaceutical companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations, who work in the often disparate fields of HIV…


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2015 AFAR Scientific Awards and Lectures

Nov 20
2015

2015 AFAR Scientific Awards and Lectures

  Please join AFAR for the presentation of the   2015 AFAR SCIENTIFIC AWARDS AND LECTURES   Friday, November 20, 2015 Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America Room Southern III at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort 5:00 – 6:30 pm Awards presentation and Lecture 6:30 – 7:30 pm Reception   Irving S. Wright Award of Distinction Leonard Guarente, Ph.D. Novartis Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Dr. Guerente's lecture will explore “Sirtuins and NAD+ in Aging and Diseases.” The Irving S. Wright Award of Distinction has been generously underwritten by Allen W. Mead, MD.   Vincent Cristofalo…


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Roundtable Discussion: Effective Translation of Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Nov 3
2015

Roundtable Discussion: Effective Translation of Alzheimer’s Disease Research

On November 3, 2015, AFAR organized a roundtable discussion, “Effective Translation of Alzheimer’s Disease Research” in Marina del Rey, California. Supported by The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation and the Santa Barbara Foundation, the day-long program brought together philanthropic leadership, policy makers, and scientific and medical experts in Alzheimer’s disease and aging research. Participants, including AFAR-supported Alzheimer’s experts, Cynthia Carlsson, M.D. (2005 Beeson Scholar), Laura Dugan, M.D. (1998 Beeson Scholar) and Jason Hinman, M.D., Ph.D.,,(2015 New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s Disease recipient), discussed the social and economic impact of Alzheimer…


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Regional Awards Luncheon & Scientific Panel | Boston

Oct 27
2015

Regional Awards Luncheon & Scientific Panel | Boston

Harvard Club - Back Bay 374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 11 am - 3:30 pm  |  Complimentary Admission 11 am |  Check In and Reception 12 pm  |  Awards Luncheon   honoring Roger Nitsch, MD Founder and President, Neurimmune Chairman’s Award George M. Martin, MD Professor of Pathology Emeritus, University of Washington School of Medicine Honorary Leadership Award Leonard Guarente, PhD Novartis Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Irving S. Wright Award of Distinction Amy Wagers, PhD Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University and Harvard Stem Cell Institute Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star Award in Aging Research …


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